Liam Payne & Cheryl: PICS By: Paige Kindlick May 11, 2020 5:02PM EDT 1 of 5 Liam Payne & Cheryl Michael Buckner/Variety/Shutterstock Liam Payne looks dapper here as he attends the Chopard Trophee presentation at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with his then girlfriend Cheryl in May 2016. If these two names sound familiar it is because they are both pretty big stars in the UK. While Liam James Payne hails from New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, Cheryl hails from Newcastle upon Tyne. They are both singers and songwriters. The former rose to fame as a member of the ever so popular One Direction. He originally gained attention by competing on the British show, ‘The X Factor,’ where One Direction ended up in third place. Of course, when the boy band split up, Payne went on to make his own music and dropped his debut album LP1 on December 6, 2019. Cheryl Ann Tweedy, on the other hand rose to fame in 2002 when she was a member in girl group Girls Aloud. The two superstars had quite the relationship, which lasted from 2016 to 2018. Swipe through the gallery and take a look at pics of the cute celebrity couple. February 6, 2020, 3:18PM 2 of 5 Liam Payne & Cheryl At 38th Brit Awards David Fisher/Shutterstock Cheryl and Liam Payne are all smiles as they attend the 38th Brit Awards in Feb 2018. February 6, 2020, 3:18PM 3 of 5 Liam Payne & Cheryl At 69th Cannes Film Festival Michael Buckner/Variety/Shutters Liam Payne and Cheryl are the hottest couple at Cannes Film Festival in May 2016. February 6, 2020, 3:18PM 4 of 5 Liam Payne & Cheryl At Global Gift Gala David Fisher/Shutterstock Cheryl and Liam Payne look stunning on the red carpet at the Global Gift Gala in May 2016. February 6, 2020, 3:18PM 5 of 5 Liam Payne & Cheryl In London Blitz Pictures/Shutterstock Liam Payne and Cheryl are spotted out enjoying date night in all black. February 6, 2020, 3:18PM Click to Subscribe to Get Our Free HollywoodLife Daily Newsletter to get the hottest celeb news.